If you’re like most Americans, you’ve been watching the Hurricane Harvey coverage, thanking your lucky stars that you don’t live in its path. However, for millions, their lives have just been turned upside down, and the problems haven’t stopped. You want to help; you want your business to help. How? Here are 10 ways you and your business can help.
1. Cash. Cold Hard Cash.
Jennifer Smith Thames, a victim of last year’s horrible flooding in Louisiana wrote a Facebook post that explained why cash is the best idea:
PSA: For all of those across the country, watching the catastrophic events in TX, and wanting to know what they can do to help, I’m going to say what they’ll feel uncomfortable saying.
They’ll need money. They just will. Work will be disrupted, insurance will be slow to pay, and probably underpay. Even if they get plenty of insurance money, eventually, they’ll need money right away.
Less than a week after the flood last year, I was having to buy clothes for our family, replacing ALL of our prescriptions at one time, and buying random other things. We were blessed in that [my husband] Matt continued to get paid with no disruption. We were in the minority.
To keep reading, click here: 9 Ways Your Business Can Help Hurricane Harvey’s Houston Victims